Area Obituaries

Larry R. Chriss

Larry R. Chriss, 79, a life long resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at Elwood Health and Living. He was born in Elwood on Dec. 6, 1940, to the late Ronald and Gertrude (Stewart) Chriss. Larry enjoyed the outdoors and being a good fix it man for his aunts and…

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Thomas J. Leonard

Thomas  Joseph Leonard, 71, of Elwood, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville . He was born in Elwood on Dec. 23, 1948, to the late  Raymond E. and  Deloris (Lineberry) Leonard. On April 18, 1970 he married  JoRita  (Pearson) Leonard and they shared more than 50 years of marriage…

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Donna Dianne Tucker

MARION – Donna Dianne Tucker, 71, of Marion, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her residence Tuesday evening. She was born in Elwood on Aug. 19, 1949, to Richard Allen and Peggie Joy (Edwards) Burris.  Donna married Vern S. Tucker on June 1, 1986, he preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 2007.…

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Joel R. Malston

WINDFALL – Joel R. Malston, age 60, of Windfall, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct.  23, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton. Joel was born on Jan. 14, 1960, to his parents, George Malston and Ruby (Bell) Malston. Joel graduated from Tri-Central High School in the Class of 1978. Through the years he worked…

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Merry Christine (Whitworth) Ricketts

Merry Christine (Whitworth) Ricketts, age 59, of Tipton, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Lakeland, Ohio. She was born in Tipton on Dec. 25, 1960, to her parents, Robert and Dorothy (Temple) Whitworth. Merry was a 1979 graduate of Tipton High School. She worked many years as a manager at McDonalds and…

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Judith A. Pattison

Judith A. “Judy” Pattison, 82, of Anderson and formerly of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at Providence Health Care in Anderson. Judy was born in Summitville on May 4, 1938, the daughter of Clifford and Electa (Anderson) Cunningham. On June 10, 1956, she married Donald L. Pattison.  They shared 35 years…

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Laurnell Miller

Laurnell “Louise” Miller,  94, a lifelong resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at Elwood Health and Living. Louise was born in Elwood on Oct. 6, 1926, and was the daughter of Alfred and Mary (Hancock) Harting. She graduated from Wendell L. Willkie High School in 1945. On Jan. 18, 1953,…

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Linda D. Remington

ALEXANDRIA –  Linda D. (Mitchell) Remington, 79, passed away on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born on Oct. 5, 1941 in Smithland, Ky. to James and Alois (Jones) Mitchell. She received her GED from Alexandria High School in 1960. She was a member of the Alexandria Eagles-#1771.…

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Rex H. Hall

FISHERS – Rex H. Hall, 91, of Fishers and formerly of Tipton, died at 11p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Rex also lived in Kentland, Ind. for several years. He was born on Oct. 31, 1928, in Sheldon, Ill., to Harry and Mary (Parr) Hall. On Nov.…

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Peggy A. Hufnagel

ELWOOD – Peggy A. Hufnagel, age 67, and a lifelong resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at her home with her family by her side after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 3, 1953, in Elwood, the daughter of Richard Lee and Beverly A. “Bev”…

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